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Assistant Athletic Trainer

Athletic Training, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.


Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will perform injury evaluations, appropriate medical treatment, and rehabilitation care for student-athletes for the assigned varsity team.


This position requires frequent travel, as well as evening and weekend hours.


Essential Functions        

Provides appropriate medical treatment to injured or ill student-athletes and manages rehabilitation on athletic related injuries as needed.
Provides first aid and emergency care when necessary.
Refers student-athletes to appropriate medical facilities including scheduling student-athletes for medical appointments.
Communicates with team physicians regarding treatment and follow-up care of student-athletes.
Documents injury reports, progress notes, and team physician doctor’s clinics in Fordham Sports Medicine injury tracking software.
Files and coordinates medical insurance claims for assigned student-athletes.
Coordinates preseason physicals with coaches, student-athletes and team physicians.
Communicates on a daily basis with coaches regarding the status of their student-athletes.
Coordinates preventative injury programs while working with the strength and conditioning specialist.
Assists with oversight of the University drug testing program and coordinates in conjunction with the NCAA and the Center for Drug Free Sport.
Assists the Head Athletic Trainer with administrative duties as needed
Assists with oversight of summer camps/clinics
Attends home and away games for selected intercollegiate teams, as well as practices for assigned teams.
Complies with all NCAA, Atlantic 10, Patriot League, and University rules and regulations.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Additional Functions      

Operates University-owned or leased vehicles to transport students, staff, and/or equipment in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and insurance requirements.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Master’s Degree in Athletic Training
Minimum of 1 year of experience as a certified trainer.
Current Board of Certification Athletic Trainer certification.
Currently licensed as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) in the state of New York.
Current First Aid and CPR/AED certifications.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

High level organizational skills.
Demonstrated commitment and motivation to building a successful program.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Valid driver’s license.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

One or more years of athletic training experience in a Division I intercollegiate athletic program.
Experience as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the collegiate level

Minimum Starting Salary: $62,400


Maximum Starting Salary: $64,025


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.







Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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